Tag Archives: Bamba TV

Licensing the 3rd Kenyan broadcaster in limbo

The wait continues. A new board will have to be appointed to take the final decision on the licensing of the third broadcast signal distributor. The decision of the Communications Authority of Kenya is that Bamba-KTN joint venture continue to operate on a temporary licence.   The third broadcast signal distributor will have to wait [...]

KTN and Bamba TV sealed deal in Kenya

Kenyas leading television station, Kenya Television Network, has entered into a partnership with Bamba TV. KTNs Standard Group, has made a KES 300 million deal with Radio Africa group for a 50 per cent stake in Bamba TV in the course of two years. The partnership will see the two companies leverage on their strengths [...]

Bamba TV adds Romanza+Africa to channel line-up

Bamba digital television service has added a telenovela channel, Romanza+Africa, in Kenya to its channel bouquet. The channel is expected to reach 4.5 million TV households in Kenya through Bamba TV, which is part of the Kenyan media conglomerate Radio Africa Group. Romanza+Africa is managed by Azteca and Cisneros Media Distribution along with AfricaXP. The [...]

Bamba TV bags Italian football league deal

Newly launched Kenyan free-to-view television platform, Bamba TV, has bagged the rights of Italian men’s football league, Serie A, via international TV rights holders, MP & Silva. Bamba TV will now screen a major weekly match free of charge on its digital TV. The free-to-air service, owned by Radio Africa Group, was launched in December [...]

Radio Africa Group launches Bamba TV

Kenyan media house, Radio Africa Group, has unveiled its new digital network platform via a free-to-air service, Bamba TV, which was launched through an investment of KES 534 million (USD 6 million). The free-to-air service will be accessible on a one-off purchase for a set to box priced at KES 3,500 (US 38.7).The service will [...]